Ever wondered whether Usain Bolt could beat an ostrich over a 100 metre sprint? Or what is the most popular coloured M&M? Comedian, media personality and mathematics genius, Adam Spencer can answer these questions, as well as entertain and enlighten you with other numerical trivia and bizarre facts, at this year’s APP Conference.
Adam Spencer is a respected Australian radio presenter and accomplished writer, who found his comic calling in the talent search Raw Comedy in the mid-1990s. His newfound talent took him to the Australian airwaves, where he eventually hosted The Triple J Breakfast Show with Wil Anderson.
Spencer has featured on Australian television screens since 1998, hosting the ABC science show Quantum and the current affairs wrap The Drum. He also co-hosted Sleek Geeks science comedy show with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
In addition to Spencer’s successful career in radio and television, his intellect saw him graduate from the University of Sydney with first-class honours in mathematics and win Best Speaker at the World Debating Championships in 1996.
Spencer is a spokesperson for Redkite, Kids for Life and UNICEF and is an ambassador for The Fred Hollows Foundation. He is co-creator and nation Patron for Dry July, which has raised over $15 million for adult cancer services.
Be inspired and motivated Spencer’s education session ‘The numbers 1 to 100’ at APP2017. The conference will be held from 9-12 March at Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. Students enjoy an exclusive discounted registration fee. Register now!